Monthly Archives: March 2013

Fashionably Late

Yesterday a riding groom fell off and got dragged by his horse because his foot went through the stirrup iron and he lost his balance.  Fortunately the horse didn’t spook too badly and stopped after a short while.  The rider … Continue reading

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Shockwaved!

Rest & Relax, my arse.  Or should I say, my groin.  I dropped in for an all-too-frequent visit to my chiropractor and physiotherapist, Dr Nick Boden, and got the bejeezus shockwaved out of my groin. 

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Rest & Relax

Taking an enforced break is probably the best thing for my polo at this stage.   As the groin, hip, neck and shoulders get a chance to recover, I too am taking a little holiday with the wife and kids.  We … Continue reading

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Pain

I am in pain.  All the time.  From the fall when horse and I went crashing to the turf more than two weeks ago, and other non-related polo injuries.  The hematoma on my hip has almost disappeared and other than … Continue reading

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5th Place

Maple Leaf Polo won the Nazaruddin Trophy for 5th place in the plate final, beating Jamjar 7-6 with a 30 yarder in stoppage time.  It was a nice start to the National League in that we played 4 games and … Continue reading

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Plated

Maple Leaf Polo beat Jamjar 5-2 yesterday but it still felt like losing.  We needed to win by 5 goals to take the last semi-final slot, and fell two short.  Going into the final chukka we needed just two more … Continue reading

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Sudden Death

I hate losing.  Always did and always will. It is not something I wish to change either.  So losing by a sudden death goal to La Boheme in Maple Leaf’s first game in the National League didn’t do much for … Continue reading

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Back to Business in Singapore

Zack’s Tack officially launched our latest shop, The Polo Loft by Zack’s Tack at the Singapore Polo Club on Friday 1st March.  It is 18 years since I last had a saddlery shop in Singapore, where I started in the … Continue reading

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